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Are Colleges Distorting Acceptance Rates?

May 18, 2015

Three New Jersey colleges are appearing to be more competitive than they are in admissions by counting incomplete applications, reported. Ramapo College of New Jersey, for example, says that about 10 percent of the applications it counts were never completed. By its count, Ramapo's acceptance rate is about 52 percent. But if it only counted completed applications, its acceptance rate would be 58 percent.


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